Do you want to make sure that your food is safe for consumption? You should be changing your gloves after handling raw meat. This article will discuss the importance of glove usage, as well as provide a few tips on how to change them so that they are easily and safely used.
Gloves are an important part of food service work because it prevents contamination from spreading through the kitchen or restaurant. If you’re preparing hamburger patties, using fresh gloves at every step can help prevent cross-contamination and keep customers happy!
According to the FDA, “Gloves are a good choice for many tasks because they do not touch the food directly and so can be used without washing.” This is especially true when it comes to raw meats. When you’re handling meat (or anything that could have been in contact with bacteria), always make sure that your gloves are fresh! Keep a box of disposable gloves by the sink, or near where you prepare foods.
Change them out as needed during work hours, but at least every four hours. To get started on changing your gloves: wet down one glove before taking off its partner. Use this dampened hand to pull the dry one away from your wrist until both hands come free- then discard those two gloves together into